Thursday 16 August 2018

Male pedestrian (53) killed in road traffic collision

Incident took place on Pearse Street at 6pm
Incident took place on Pearse Street at 6pm
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A 53-year-old male has been killed after he was struck by a car in County Sligo overnight.

The incident occurred on the N15 main Sligo/ Donegal Rd in the townland of Lisalurg at approximately 11.05pm on Wednesday.

The 53-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a car and was removed to Sligo University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The local coroner has been notified.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

Investigations are ongoing and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Sligo Garda Station 071-915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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